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FILTER: Area=United States, Sub Area=U.S. Stamps, General=19th Century Issues, Issue/Country=1894-98 Bureau Issues, All Sale Dates thru 2023/01/01, Catalogue = 277, Symbol IN ("H, BL")
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General/Issue
Sale#/
Date
Lot#/
Grade
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
2020-10-19
Outstanding United States Stamps and Gold Coins
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2991, 1895 Watermarked and 1897-1903 Change of Colors Bureau Issues (Scott 264-284)$2.00 Bright Blue (277), $2.00 Bright Blue (277)$2.00 Bright Blue (277). Block of four, original gum, multiple h.r., bright color and well-centered, top stamps thin spots including deep filled thin on top right stamp, appears Very Fine, a scarce original-gum block of this issue

4,000
1,100
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
2018-03-08
The George "Buddy" Byers Collection of United States Stamps
ogbl
Sale Number 1175, Lot Number 567, 1895-98 Watermarked Bureau Issues (Scott 264-284)$2.00 Bright Blue (277), $2.00 Bright Blue (277)$2.00 Bright Blue (277). Block of four with selvage at right, original gum, h.r., fresh color, minor lightened manuscript in selvage only, Fine-Very Fine block, ex Frelinghuysen

4,000
1,100
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
2016-11-09
U.S. Treasures of Philately from The Weinberg Inventory
ogbl
Sale Number 1139, Lot Number 75, 1894-98 Bureau Issues$2.00 Bright Blue (277), $2.00 Bright Blue (277)$2.00 Bright Blue (277). Block of four, original gum, rich color on bright paper, bottom stamps light horizontal crease visible only in fluid

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A SCARCE ORIGINAL-GUM BLOCK OF THE 1895 $2.00 WATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE.

Ex "Whitpain"

4,000
900
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
2013-03-26
United States Stamps
ogbl
Sale Number 1040, Lot Number 1588, 1894-95 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-278)$2.00 Bright Blue (277), $2.00 Bright Blue (277)$2.00 Bright Blue (277). Block of four, original gum, h.r., small thin spots in top stamps, otherwise Very Good-Fine, scarce original gum block

4,250
600
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
2012-03-29
The Frelinghuysen Collection, Part Two
ogbl
Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 471, 1895-97 Watermarked Bureau Issues (Scott 266-279B)$2.00 Bright Blue (277), $2.00 Bright Blue (277)$2.00 Bright Blue (277). Block of four with selvage at right, original gum, h.r., fresh color, minor lightened manuscript in selvage only, Fine-Very Fine block

4,250
1,600
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
2009-12-02
The Whitpain Collection of U.S. 1894-98 Bureau Issues
ogbl
Sale Number 977, Lot Number 444, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue ($2.00, Scott 277)$2.00 Bright Blue (277), $2.00 Bright Blue (277)$2.00 Bright Blue (277). Block of four, original gum, rich color on bright paper, bottom stamps light horizontal crease visible only in fluid

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A SCARCE ORIGINAL-GUM BLOCK OF THE 1895 $2.00 WATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE.

An attractive block.

4,500
1,200
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
2009-04-14
The Alan B. Whitman Collection, Part Two: 1870-1901 Issues
ogbl
Sale Number 968A, Lot Number 336, 1895-98 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)$2.00 Bright Blue (277), $2.00 Bright Blue (277)$2.00 Bright Blue (277). Block of four, original gum, lightly hinged, beautiful deep shade, unusually choice centering

VERY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE 1895 $2.00 WATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE.

Blocks of the dollar-value Bureau Issue are rarely encountered in this choice condition. As more blocks are broken to feed the market for high-quality singles, blocks such as this are becoming increasingly rarer.

With 2008 P.F. certificate

5,000
4,250
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
2008-06-07
2008 Rarities of the World
ogbl
Sale Number 958, Lot Number 629, 1894-98 Bureau Issue$2.00 Bright Blue (277), $2.00 Bright Blue (277)$2.00 Bright Blue (277). Block of four, original gum, lightly hinged, beautiful deep shade, unusually choice centering

VERY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE 1895 $2.00 WATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE.

Scott Catalogue only assigns a $450.00 premium for a block versus four singles.

5,250
2,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
2007-12-13
The Corey Long Collection of United States
ogbl
Sale Number 948, Lot Number 541, 1894-98 Bureau Issues$2.00 Bright Blue (277), $2.00 Bright Blue (277)$2.00 Bright Blue (277). Block of four, original gum, h.r., deep rich color, approaching the Dark Blue shade, rejoined horizontal and bottom vertical margins, bottom left stamp small scrapes, still appears Fine, scarce block, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate

5,250
750
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
2000-12-14
United States Stamps
ogbl
Sale Number 833, Lot Number 1026, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 277 $2.00 Bright Blue (277), $2.00 Bright Blue (277)$2.00 Bright Blue (277). Block of four, original gum, rich color and sharp impression, few perf separations, bottom pair faint wrinkles only visible in fluid, otherwise Very Fine block

4,750
1,500
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FILTER: Area=United States, Sub Area=U.S. Stamps, General=19th Century Issues, Issue/Country=1894-98 Bureau Issues, All Sale Dates thru 2023/01/01, Catalogue = 277, Symbol IN ("H, BL")

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